Visual Arts Center, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, and Santa Fe Art Institute--page 3 (of six pages)

Legorreta + Legorreta

The southwest entrance with the two-story Tishman Hall


Play of light and shadow; sculpture on lawn in front of this facade


Santa Fe Art Institute--the side

See Philip Johnson's Chapel of St. Basil, University of St. Thomas for a similar peeled wall entrance.

Striking three-sided tower

The acute angle here reminds me of a similarly dramatic angle on I. M. Pei's East Building, National Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C.

Courtyard and dramatic entrance plaza for the Santa Fe Art Institute

According to an article,"The Santa Fe Art Institute has twelve bedrooms for students, four studios, a conference room, library, living room, offices, and an outdoor courtyard for eating and exhibiting art" ( .


The westernmost corner of the Santa Fe Art Institute

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See also Legorreta's Pershing Square in Los Angeles and his Plaza Juarez in Mexico City.

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